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521: new post   Google Hires Creative Lab Unit Exec
"Google Inc., looking to lure more ad dollars from a broader range of marketers, hired a well-known Madison Avenue executive to work with ad agencies on new ways Google products can be used in advertising."
Sept 19, 2007
522: new post   Volkswagen Subpoena Seeks YouTube User Identity
"Volkswagen has filed a subpoena seeking the identity of a YouTube user who posted a Nazi-themed parody of a recent VW Golf commercial. Volkswagen's move underscores the privacy risks to a blossoming community of users on sites like YouTube and Yahoo Video, and social-networking sites like Facebook and MySpace."
Sept 17, 2007
523: new post   Google Wants Global Privacy Laws
"Search site Google has called on governments and business to agree a basic set of global privacy rules. Without global standards the health of the internet was at risk, the firm's privacy chief Peter Fleischer told a UN agency conference in Strasbourg."
Sept 14, 2007
524: new post   Google to Sponsor $30 Million Moon Competition
"Google Inc. is bankrolling a $30 million out-of-this-world prize to the first private company that can safely land a robotic rover on the moon and beam back a gigabyte of images and video to Earth, the Internet search leader said Thursday."
Sept 13, 2007
525: new post   Google Likely to Bid in the 700-MHz Spectrum Auction
"For proponents of an open mobile web, open-access spectrum could also spark a slew of new applications, which is precisely why Google's reported interest in the auction is something to watch closely." - Wired
Sept 12, 2007
526: new post   Google to Publish AP News
"...Friday began hosting material produced by The Associated Press and three other news services on its own Web site "
Aug 31, 2007
527: new post   Google Finds Solution to YouTube Profitability With Ads
"The ads, which appear 15 seconds after a user begins watching a video clip, take the form of an overlay on the bottom fifth of the screen, not unlike the tickers that display headlines during television news programs."
Aug 22, 2007
528: new post   Google Sued by American Airlines Over Keyword Triggered Ads
"American Airlines Inc. yesterday filed a lawsuit against Google Inc., claiming the search company is infringing on the airline's trademarks by using them as keyword triggers for paid advertisements by other companies."
Aug 17, 2007
529: new post   Google's Embeddable Maps Due Next Week
"Google will shortly roll-out a new feature on its mapping service that will allow users to easily embed maps directly into web pages."
Aug 14, 2007
530: new post   Google Video Exits Monetization Business
"The company will stop offering download-to-own and download-to-rent programs on Wednesday, according to an e-mail message sent to customers yesterday."
Aug 11, 2007
531: new post   Google Now Selling Expanded Storage
"Web search and Internet services company Google Inc. on Friday began selling expanded online storage, targeted for users with large picture, music or video file collections."
Aug 10, 2007
532: new post   Google's Acquisition of Postini Gets Antitrust OK
Google Inc. has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire Web-based security provider Postini, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
Aug 8, 2007
533: new post   Google Joins OIN (Open Invention Network)
"today we became a licensee of the Open Invention Network (OIN), an innovative patent-sharing organization founded to create a legally protected environment for anyone who works with Linux...."
Aug 7, 2007
534: new post   Music Publishers Join YouTube Copyright Suit
"A trade association representing major music publishers signed on as plaintiffs in an existing lawsuit accusing YouTube of copyright infringement, joining a growing list of parties who argue Google Inc.'s video-sharing service routinely violates intellectual-property rights."
Aug 7, 2007
535: new post   FCC Stops Short on Google's Plea to Resell Access
"The agency stopped short of a broader requirement sought by potential bidder Google Inc. that would force the winner to resell access to its network on a wholesale basis."
Aug 1, 2007
536: new post   Google to Bid for U.S. Airwaves on Condition of Open Wireless Market
"Google Inc said on Friday it would take part in a major auction of wireless spectrum airwaves, meeting a minimum required bid of $4.6 billion (2.2 billion pounds), if U.S. regulators added a sale condition that Google said would promote an open wireless market."
July 23, 2007
537: new post   Google Expands Print Ads Program
"Google Inc. is expanding a test program that lets online advertisers buy ad space in newspapers, as the publishing industry struggles to offset business that has moved to the Internet."
July 18, 2007
538: new post   Google's Brin on Facebook: "we'd certainly be open to talking"
"Google co-founder Sergey Brin said his company would be happy to talk with Facebook about potential ties but that the social network did not appear to be courting takeover bids."
July 13, 2007
539: new post   ACCC Sues Google on Misleading & Deceptive Advertising
"Google Inc. is being sued by the Australian government on allegations that advertising links on its Web site mislead consumers."
July 12, 2007
540: new post   Analysts: Google Will Take 90% of Market
"Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular Internet search engine, will take 90 percent of the market over the next decade through increased spending on research and development, analysts at Cowen & Co. said in a note Wednesday."
July 12, 2007
541: new post   Google MyMaps Gets Additional Functionality
"From Wednesday at 6 a.m. PDT (1300 GMT), MyMaps users will have the capability to create personalized maps which plot the locations of everything from local fuel supplies, to the newest earthquakes, worldwide."
July 11, 2007
542: new post   Google Acquires Postini
"With this transaction, we're reinforcing our commitment to delivering compelling hosted applications to businesses of all sizes. With the addition of Postini, our apps are not just simple and appealing to users -- they can also streamline the complex information security mandates within these organizations," said Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Google.
July 9, 2007
543: new post   German Court Says No to Gmail Name
"Google was banned from using the name "Gmail" for its popular webmail service by German court, following a trademark suit filed by the founder of G-Mail, German mail system."
July 5, 2007
544: new post   Google Acquires GrandCentral Web-calling Service
"Google Inc. has acquired GrandCentral Communications, a start-up that lets users manage their existing phones and voice mailboxes over the Web as if they were a single account, the company said on Monday."
July 3, 2007
545: new post   Google Gadget Ventures Launched: Funding Available
"Google Gadget Ventures is a new Google pilot program dedicated to helping developers create richer, more useful Google Gadgets."
June 28, 2007
546: new post   Google To Build $600 Million Datacenter in Iowa
""Google's decision to make Iowa the home of their newest server farm will have a tremendous impact on Council Bluffs, western Iowa and our entire state," Culver said."
June 22, 2007
547: new post   Google Acquires Online Slide Presentations Company: Zenter
"...acquired the assets of Zenter, a company that provides software for creating online slide presentations."
June 20, 2007
548: new post   Google Launches YouTube Local Language Sites
"...the world's most popular video-sharing site introduced local-language sites in nine countries on Tuesday that will all just go by YouTube."
June 19, 2007
549: new post   Google Testing Video Fingerprinting On YouTube to Guard Copyrights
""Today we're experimenting with video identification tools," Chen wrote in a blog posted online."
June 15, 2007
550: new post   Google Wants 'Open' Wireless Networks
"Google and its allies may have lost key Capitol Hill votes on Net neutrality laws last year, but now they're mounting a counterattack: a lobbying effort to extend similar rules to forthcoming wireless broadband networks."
June 14, 2007
551: new post   Google and Intel Partner on Energy Efficiency
"Web search leader Google and semiconductor maker Intel launched a broad-based programme on Tuesday to introduce more energy-efficient personal computers and server systems to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
June 13, 2007
552: new post   Google Responds to E.U. Working Party Letter
"In the spirit of transparency, we're publishing our response to the Working Party's letter." However, nothing has changed.
June 12, 2007
553: new post   Google and Microsoft Trade Barbs in Dueling AntiTrust Claims
Microsoft said Google's acquisition of DoubleClick went over the line, while Google claims Vista went over the line...
June 11, 2007
554: new post   Watchdog group calls Google's privacy policies the worst
"In a report released today, London-based Privacy International assigned Google its lowest possible grade. The category is reserved for companies with "comprehensive consumer surveillance and entrenched hostility to privacy."
June 10, 2007
555: new post   Google Acquires PeakStream
"Google has acquired PeakStream, a start-up selling tools for writing software that can take advantage of multicore processors as well as graphics and gaming chips, according to published reports."
June 6, 2007
556: new post   Google Acquisitions Timeline
"My goal is to make this the Definitive List of Google Acquisitions."
June 4, 2007
557: new post   Google Acquires Panoramio
June 1, 2007
558: new post   Google Buys FeedBurner - it's official!
First announced by TechCrunch and now confirmed by both parties -- Google has acquired Feedburner.
June 1, 2007
559: new post   Google Gears: API to Make Online Applications Run Offline
"Gears is a browser extension that we hope -- with time and plenty of input and collaboration from outside of Google -- can make not just our applications but everyone's applications work offline."
May 31, 2007
560: new post   Google Acquires Security Company: GreenBorder Technologies
"Google Inc. said on Tuesday it has bought Internet security startup GreenBorder Technologies Inc., which creates secure connections to protect e-mail and Web users from malicious or unwanted computer code."
May 30, 2007
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